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Fame and Fortune


Published October 16, 2009


LibriVox recording of Fame and Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr. Read by Alys AtteWater and Barry Eads.

Richard Hunter, in this sequel to Ragged Dick, continues his way in the world through hard work and excellent morals. He, along with his friend Henry, continue their positive outlook as they try to advance their lives. But Dick soon finds envy and jealousy leads others to work against him. How will Dick react as he tries to strive forward while others conspire to hold him down? (Written by Barry Eads)

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Reviewer: lanternland - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 8, 2015
Subject: I really like these Horatio Alger books
Like the prior book, Ragged Dick, it is most delightfully read by Alys Attewater - who never even says her name! And then in chapter 15 the reader switches to Barry Eads who is also a good reader but AA is my favorite. It takes place in pre-civil war NYC, and likAnd, like the prior book, Ragged Dick, it is most delightfully read by Alys Attewater - who never even says her name! And then in chapter 15 the reader switches to Barry Eads who is also a good reader but AA is my favorite. It takes place in pre-civil war NYC, and as in Ragged D I like the views it offers of old New York, including Chinatown before it was Chinatown. And I like the way all the loose ends get resolved. Excellent!
Reviewer: Pvoelker - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 27, 2014
Subject: Sequel to Ragged Dick
Be sure to listen to Ragged Dick before you check this one out. This classic lets you know what happens to the characters from the first book and their adventures in old New York. This book is well read and a pleasure to listen to!
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